Translation of incumbency in Spanish:

incumbency

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈkʌmbənsi/

noun/nombre (plural -cies)

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  • 1.1 (holding of office) mandato (masculine) the built-in advantages of incumbency las ventajas que conlleva estar en el poder
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    • His chief advantage is his incumbency and its inherent command of the free-media forum that will be pivotal over the next eight weeks.
    • To minimize the advantages incumbency might otherwise confer on a lucky few, power should be shared as widely as possible consistent with maintaining order.
    • One of the regrets of my incumbency, probably, should be that I have not given as much comfort and succour as I could have done, to all the local hostelries, taverns, or pubs.
    1.2 [Religion/Religión] beneficio (masculine) (eclesiástico)

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